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Suspect arrested, charged after attempting to break-in to multiple homes in Lake in the Hills

Police say they have identified and charged a suspect who tried entering homes in Lake in the Hills late last month but fled after being confronted by a homeowner. Justin J. Schneck, 30, a transient, was charged with two counts of attempted criminal trespass to residence and cited for trespassing. The Lake in the Hills […]

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15-year-old boy wrongly charged with shooting store clerk in Waukegan says police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for confession

The 15-year-old boy who was wrongly charged with shooting a Dollar General employee in Waukegan said police offered him McDonald’s in exchange for a confession. Martell Williams, 15, was arrested on Wednesday and wrongly charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in connection to a shooting at Dollar General, 2613 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, on […]

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15-year-old charged with attempted murder after employee shot in the face at Dollar General store in Waukegan

Police announced Thursday that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a Dollar General employee in Waukegan. The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. on February 4 at the Dollar General, 2613 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, and prompted the response of the Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire […]

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Police release surveillance photos of suspect who shot 19-year-old employee at Dollar General store in Waukegan

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the gunman who shot a 19-year-old employee in the face at a Dollar General store in Waukegan earlier this month. The incident happened around 7:15 p.m. on February 4 at the Dollar General, 2613 Grand Avenue in Waukegan, and prompted the response of the Waukegan Police […]